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Riley Burke finds her voice at Kent music scene

Lex Ogilvie, Reporter February 10, 2023

Throughout downtown Kent, several popular bars and venues have live music to help draw in the community. With so many places to go, downtown has become a big attractor for those who choose to go to Kent...

Michael Weber on MTVs Amazingness.

KentWired’s Q&A with winner of MTV’s ‘Amazingness,’ Michael Weber

Henry Palattella January 19, 2018

The following is a Q&A with junior advertising student Michael Weber, who recently won the $10,000 grand prize on an episode of MTV’s “Amazingness.”KentWired: With “Amazingness,” how did...

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MTV’s ‘Catfish’ calls for college students

Erin Zaranec September 7, 2016

After five seasons, "Catfish: The TV Show" is looking to expand its casting to include more college students. The show, which first aired in 2012, focuses primarily on romantic relationships that begin...

Matt Poe is a junior journalism major and columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: The problem with the VMAs

Matthew Poe September 2, 2015

Vote Kanye West in 2020, folks.The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards produced an assortment of drama and crazy moments including Nicki Minaj with some less-than kind words for host Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber...

Greek Music Awards to raise money for charity

Zabrina Hvostal February 11, 2015

Kappa Sigma’s 5th Annual Greek Music Awards will be held this Friday at 7 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom.The GMAs are Kappa Sigma’s big philanthropy for the spring semester to raise money for...

Illustration by LaQuann Dawson

Black influence in pop culture

Ashlyne Wilson February 3, 2015

Imagine yourself in a meeting with your boss and several coworkers, where you all are bouncing ideas off one another to find a solution for a specific problem in the company. You stay quiet and think up...

Faking the awkward years to find Carter

Audrey Young September 9, 2014

MTV recently has been on point when it comes to TV — and no, I’m not talking about “Teen Mom,” “Teen Mom 2” or “Virgin Territory.” Thanks to MTV, I’ve added three new shows to my must-watch...

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